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Federal - Agile Coach

Company: Accenture
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We Are:
Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients' needs across their entire value chain. Whether we're defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector's brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

The Work:

The Agile Coach provides assists and leads teams in applying Agile thinking to the specific environment and impediments that the teams face. The Agile Coach works as an advisor and helps the team adapt the methodology to their environment and challenge the existing environment. He/she assists the software development teams in using Agile Methods and mentors Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and other roles as needed. The Agile Coach provides recommendations for training and employee development in Agile methods and Agile tool implementation. Knowledge of Scrum, Agile Backlog Management, Agile Measurement techniques, Product Management, SAFe, and issue/risk management is expected.

Here's What You Need:

  • 3+ years of experience as an Agile Coach
  • Experience in coaching on aScaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe) program
  • Experience running agile projects of varying size and complexity


    Nice to have:
    • Federal and/or DOJ or Intel Community experience
    • Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments
    • Strong leader, educator, and coach
    • An excellent communicator and motivator

      Bonus Points:
      • Prior Scrum Master experience
      • SAFe certifications


        As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $101,000 to $141,599 and information on benefits offered is here: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards

        COVID-19 update:

        The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

        Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

        Requesting An Accommodation

        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Accenture, Arlington , Federal - Agile Coach, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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